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May 16, 2022

Episode 91: William Williams - A Signer with an Original Belief in In…

William Williams may not have the most original name, but his creative ways to support the Patriot cause was evident in his servi…

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May 2, 2022

Episode 89: How Much is Truly a Trillion Dollars?

Over the past two years of COVID-19 relief-related spending packages, we have probably heard the word "trillion" more often than …

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April 18, 2022

Episode 87: Samuel Huntington - The Calm Mediator Who Became Presiden…

With a calm and cordial nature, Samuel Huntington may have served as a "first President of the United States." Learn how this ear…

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April 4, 2022

Episode 85: Returning Intellectual Curiosity to Our Schools

Sometimes, a random selection in a historical newspaper can turn into a podcast episode. While researching more about Horace Mann…

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March 21, 2022

Episode 83: Roger Sherman - The Compromiser Who Brought Promise to Am…

As a delegate who spoke almost 150 times during the Constitutional Convention, Roger Sherman was no stranger to the major politic…

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March 7, 2022

Episode 81: From the Exhibition of Champions to Mutual Discussion

In this episode, we delve into how the Senate maverick Daniel Webster may help explain the state of mindlessness in our society t…

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Feb. 21, 2022

Episode 79: William Ellery - A Signer With Hope For an America Withou…

Just several episodes into this series, we have seen how multiple Signers were already well ahead of their times on making the Un…

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Feb. 7, 2022

Episode 77: How an Unpopular President Taught the Meaning of Presiden…

Interestingly, the name of the upcoming President's Day holiday reminds us that it is not a celebration of a specific president's…

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Jan. 24, 2022

Episode 75: Stephen Hopkins - The Experienced Rhode Islander and the …

While many of the Signers were young men who had just recently rose to prominence in politics, some already had critical experien…

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Jan. 10, 2022

Episode 73: One Year After 1/6 - A Personal Reflection From a Former …

Earlier this week, many Americans reflected on the state of the country one year after the tragic 1/6 Capitol riots that left mul…

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Dec. 27, 2021

Episode 71: Elbridge Gerry - Bridging the Gap Between Strong Governme…

Few Founders have been more influential in promoting strong government and protection of civil liberties than Elbridge Gerry. Lea…

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Dec. 13, 2021

Episode 69: Holiday Fireside Chat of 2021

During the most trying times, what made Christmas and the winter holidays so special in America? Listen to stories and letters ab…

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Nov. 29, 2021

Episode 67: Robert Treat Paine - The "Objection Maker" Who Rejected T…

While John Adams is best known for representing British Capt. Thomas Preston and his soldiers at the Boston Massacre trial, a clo…

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Nov. 15, 2021

Episode 65: The Call of Duty at the Cowpens

In the wake of Veterans' Day, we honor those who served the nation with a unique episode about a little-known South Carolina-base…

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Nov. 1, 2021

Episode 63: John Adams - The Astute Lawyer with Thoughts on Government

How did a prominent lawyer in the aftermath of the Boston Massacre become one of the leading minds of the American Revolution? Fi…

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